Mac Developer: A spiritual successor to Aaron Swartz is angering publishers all over again | Ars Technica
A spiritual successor to Aaron Swartz is angering publishers all over again | Ars TechnicaI would like to reference Robert K. Merton, the founder of sociology of science. He studied ethos of research communities. And what he found is that communism is one of the four important ethical norms (along with universalism, disinterested, and organized skepticism) that makes science work. By communism, he meant the common ownership of scientific discoveries, according to which scientists give up intellectual property in exchange for recognition.
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